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R / April 27, 2010 2:15 AM

The house lights went on in the theater.

lmy / April 27, 2010 9:47 AM

he didn't make me laugh anymore.

LittleJill / April 27, 2010 9:48 AM

After 10 years of friendship, she stole $950 from me. But in hindsight, $950 was a bargain to get her out of my life for good.

KT / April 27, 2010 10:24 AM

My manager wouldn't make eye contact with me.

kate / April 27, 2010 11:02 AM

He became the cause of my cigarette breaks.

SallySue / April 27, 2010 11:06 AM

When, after nearly 20 years together, he offhandedly said he didn't think I was "the one." And I realized he wasn't, either.

CC / April 27, 2010 11:43 AM

When there was no more sidewalk.

eee / April 27, 2010 11:55 AM

When I found myself in the fetal position on a hotel bathroom floor between the toilet and the wall, that was it.

Mucky Fingers / April 27, 2010 12:53 PM

When I was leaving her house and he was parking his car in front of it.

Euripedes Trousers / April 27, 2010 2:12 PM

Becase of the ".".

Euripedes Trousers / April 27, 2010 2:13 PM

Because of the bad spelling.

Baldeesh / April 27, 2010 3:03 PM

He yawned like Buster Bluth (without the extreme stretching) while I was going down on him.

Leelah / April 27, 2010 8:39 PM

He started a fight with me because I didn't like cilantro.

Carlotta / April 27, 2010 10:44 PM

He kept on squawking "Pipe down!" as I whooped it up for the Steelers in Super Bowl XL at a friend's house.

jlp / April 28, 2010 1:13 AM

when he couldn't be arsed to flirt with me/show any appreciation after I had been gone for three months.

David / April 28, 2010 10:56 AM

The little man in the top hat came back on stage and yelled at everybody to go home, and that no, Rancid would NOT be playing an encore.

annie / April 28, 2010 11:31 AM

When I moved out and didn't look back! I knew it was the end way before that, but I had to get my ducks in order first.

holden / April 28, 2010 12:46 PM

when she started smoking again...

when the principal said, "i need to talk to you in my office"...

when the bell rings at 2:45 on 6/10...

daruma / April 28, 2010 1:53 PM

When she said broccoli didn't go with steak. wtf?

Ramsin / April 28, 2010 2:01 PM

Damn Baldeesh.

I'll say, "When I used the Adam & Eve story as an example of something everybody knows is made up, and she said, 'How do you know?'"

PMan / April 28, 2010 9:05 PM

When I told her that the doctor diagnosed me with 'a suicide disease' -- i.e., incurable nerve pain, and she didn't respond at all. P.S., I have learned to just about eliminate the pain and do not think about suicide.

Nuke LaLoosh / April 29, 2010 2:41 PM

When Gonzalez bobbled that double-play ball.

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